Tag: Social Justice

Turn Over A New Leaf: Why It Matters

At the beginning of 2019, the city of Denver rolled out a new initiative entitled the “Turn Over A New Leaf” program. From the city website, the program aims to overturn any low-level cannabis offense committed in Denver. This includes possession of less than 1 ounce of cannabis, and cases involving hemp, paraphernalia, or infused products. Since the 4th of July is upon us and is of course focused on life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, I thought it would be a good time to talk to this program and why it matters to people. 

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Women in Weed: Jane West

March 8th is international women’s day, and this month Kenneth takes a break from his normal Diary of a Stoner series to focus on celebrating Women in Weed.

February 28, 2014, was the day Amy Dannemiller lost her job as a corporate event planner when her bosses saw her vaping marijuana on a CNBC documentary about legalization in Colorado. Like some comic book superhero origin story, it could be said this was also the day Jane West, Dannemiller’s marijuana-related alter ego, was born. Even though she had served in her position for 8 years, she didn’t let her termination destroy her.

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